“Baptism, the Eucharist, and the sacrament of Confirmation together constitute the ‘sacraments of Christian initiation…the reception of the sacrament of Confirmation is necessary for the completion of baptismal grace.”
Catechism of the Catholic Church 1258

High School Confirmation

 Confirmation will be celebrated by Bishop Fernand J. Cheri III, on Friday April 17, 2020 at 7P.M. in Holy Name of Jesus Church.

Two years of religious education in the Holy Name of Jesus Parish School of Religion or in a Catholic High School is a prerequisite for entry into Confirmation preparation. Registration Form for ongoing  coursework in School of Religion is found under Programs/Religious Education on the website.   Preparation for all Parish 11th and 12th graders who desire the sacrament in 2020, will begin on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 at 4:30 pm in Holy Name of Jesus Church.  Students and their parents meet to hear the outline of the program and to receive registration packets and the calendar.

Please contact Patty Mathes, [email protected] or 504.865.7430 ext 206 for inquiries or documents

2019-2020 Confirmation Registration

Confirmation Calendar

 Confirmation Sponsor Letter


Adult Confirmation

#890 of the Church’s Code of Canon Law says that “the faithful are obliged to receive this sacrament at the proper time.” This might be that time for you! We will be starting our fall series of adult Confirmation preparation sessions September 2018.  They take place on Tuesday evenings.

If you are interested, please contact Fr. Gregg Grovenburg, S.J. a
504-865-2328 or email him at